Long after the smoke has cleared, memories linger on

At a talk May 20, the causes and after-effects of the Flat Rocks fire were discussed. Photo by Lazlo Gyorsok

CORNWALL — Remembering what was to become the longest burning brush fire in state history, a capacity audience gathered at Cornwall Town Hall on Saturday, May 20, to learn the cause, relive the drama of the long fight and consider the present status of the area blackened by the great Flat Rocks fire that started in late October 2016 and continued to burn for two and a half months.

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